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Elections 2018

IEC Prepares for Possible Runoff

An official at the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) stated on Monday that preparations for a possible runoff are underway in the commission. According to IEC commissioner, Awrang Zib, operational and training materials have arrived at IEC main headquarter in Kabul and ballot papers and results sheets would be …

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Nabil Boycotts Vote Recounting Process

Afghan Presidential Candidate Rahmatullah Nabil, on Monday, announced that his electoral team has boycotted the vote recounting process, citing “none of our demands were addressed by the Independent Election Commission (IEC).” Speaking at a press conference in Kabul, Nabil added that efforts are underway in the commission to add “fraudulent …

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IEC Non-Voting Int’l Members Accused of Concealing Electoral Violations

Maulana Abdullah, a Commissioner of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Saturday claimed that the two non-voting international members of the Commission are concealing electoral violations that are happening at the IEC. According to Commissioner Abdullah, the IEC non-voting members and UNAMA technical advisors, who are visiting the Election Commission, …

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